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Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

January 06, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

A table setting awaits congregants attending the traditional Kwanzaa ceremony and dinner Sunday at SS Monica and Luke Church in Gary.

January 06, 2013 1:41 pm
Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

Kwanzaa celebrations come to an end

Father of the Divine Word Chester Smith, of Indianapolis, blesses the crowd Sunday at SS Monica and Luke Church in Gary during the Kwanzaa celebration service. The African-American and Pan-African celebration of Kwanzaa is a time for remembrance, reflection and recommitment. The seven-day ho…

January 06, 2013 1:40 pm

Kwanzaa celebrates connection between past, present and future

GARY | Now in its 46th year, the African-American and Pan-African celebration of Kwanzaa “is a deeply meaningful and special time of remembrance, reflection and recommitment for us as a people throughout the world African community,” Kwanzaa’s founder, Maulana Karenga, said in his 2012 annua…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am

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December 23, 2012 12:00 am
Cal City children learn Kwanzaa lessons

Cal City children learn Kwanzaa lessons

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Public Library hosted a session on Kwanzaa on Saturday.

December 18, 2012 12:00 am
Cal City children learn Kwanzaa lessons

Cal City children learn Kwanzaa lessons

Julie Frair, of Tender Loving Care Creative Craft Workshop, helps explain to 7-year-old Malcom Sandershby how to create a Swahili mat, a symbol of Kwanzaa, while the other children watch and learn at the Calumet City Public Library on Saturday afternoon.

December 18, 2012 12:00 am
Museum of Science and Industry's Christmas Around the World fun for all ages

Museum of Science and Industry's Christmas Around the World fun for all ages

Visitors to Christmas Around the World will stroll through 50 trees decorated by local ethnic communities, enjoy intermittent falling "snow" and see performances on the Holiday Stage.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Gary library hosts first celebration of Kwanzaa

Gary library hosts first celebration of Kwanzaa

GARY | The lighting of the black candle of Umoja, or unity, to celebrate the first day of Kwanzaa symbolized the connection of the generations and honored African heritage Monday at the city's main library.

December 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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